Leo Carew is a Cambridge graduate of Biological Anthropology, currently studying medicine at Barts and the London Medical School. Apart from writing, his real passion is exploration, which led him to spend a year living in a tent in the High Arctic, where he trained and worked as an Arctic guide. The Cuckoo, the final book in his Under the Northern Sky trilogy, publishes in spring 2021.
The next George RR Martin - Mail on SundayA confident first novel . . . It's a cliche to compare up-and-coming authors with David Gemmell or George RR Martin. So instead let's imagine this shouldering in between James Abbott's The Never King and Joe Abercrombie's Half a King series - SFX magazineThe characters are memorable and entertaining . . . and this is a striking debut - SciFiNowImagine Game of Thrones rewritten by John le Carre . . . A marvellously accomplished debut - GuardianThe Wolf is [a] ferocious epic fantasy debut . . . You don't want to miss this one - B&N Sci-Fi & FantasyGripping and ambitious . . . twisty in its political maneuverings, gritty in its battle descriptions, and rich with a sense of heroism and glory - Publishers WeeklyThe Wolf is a work of extraordinary imagination and perhaps the most captivating first novel I've ever read - Michael Dobbs, author of House of CardsWhen inexperienced young Roper unexpectedly inherits the throne he quickly realises his reign is going to be memorable only for its brevity unless he can he can recruit a handful of crafty outsiders to teach him how to stay alive. Full of dark conspiracies, larger-than-life characters, and tense battles, Leo Carew has created a rousing cross between The Magnificent Seven and Game of Thrones